• shareIcon

Honey to soothe your Child’s Cough

Latest By Arka Roy Chowdhury , Onlymyhealth editorial team / Aug 14, 2012
Honey to soothe your Child’s Cough

If your child has been troubled by coughing fits, grab a bottle of honey to bring relief to his condition. Two spoonful of honey before your child go to bed can bring respite from cough,  says a study.

Honey to soothe your Childs Cough

Your child may just be losing that terrible cough in a tasty way. A new study suggests that a spoonful of honey before sleep may help your little kids get rid of cough.


Young kids most often visit the doctor due to cough and cold and the over the counter cough syrups are not very good for your child’s tender health. Most of these have a warning sign and are often used as a recreational drug the world over. Researchers from Israel assigned 300 kids aged one to five and to one of four different night-time cough treatments. Half an hour before bedtime, parents gave their children 10 grams of one of three types of honey - including eucalyptus and citrus-based honey - or syrup made from dates that was also sweet but honey-free.


The results were much better than earlier and both the parents and the children slept well at night.

 

You may also like to read : Active Parents raise Active Kids

 

 

Disclaimer

All possible measures have been taken to ensure accuracy, reliability, timeliness and authenticity of the information; however Onlymyhealth.com does not take any liability for the same. Using any information provided by the website is solely at the viewers’ discretion. In case of any medical exigencies/ persistent health issues, we advise you to seek a qualified medical practitioner before putting to use any advice/tips given by our team or any third party in form of answers/comments on the above mentioned website.

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK